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Our branches will be closed on Thursday, November 26, for Thanksgiving Click here to learn more.

As we monitor health conditions in the Capital Region and adhere to official guidance, CAP COM may experience staff shortages. We appreciate your patience if you encounter longer wait times, or if your branch has shifted to drive-thru or appointment-only services. Please check back for the most up-to-date information.



Talented young members and the incredible educators who guide their quest for knowledge make our world a better place. CAP COM proudly celebrates our community’s best and brightest by awarding more than 30 scholarships annually.

2020 winners have been notified.

Thank you to all our applicants! The CAP COM judging committee has notified all the winners. Scholarship & Award applications are typically available in March and April. Judges select winners in May and announce them in June. Check back for specifics in 2021. 


Legacy Scholarships

The Legacy Scholarship is valued at $2,500 and is open to high school seniors or students through age 25 who are pursuing an undergraduate degree. There are 20 Legacy Scholarships this year. Legacy Scholarships honor Paula A. Stopera for her contributions as CAP COM’s longtime President/CEO, Weidner “Ed” Davis as a founding father of CAP COM, and Ed Gilligan as a former CAP COM FCU Board President.

Technology Scholarship

The $2,500 Art Goedeke Memorial Scholarship is granted to a student pursuing a degree in computer science or information technology. The Technology Scholarship honors former board member Art Goedeke, who had a passion for technology and computer science.

Reinvestment into Learning Scholarships

The NEW $2,500 Reinvestment into Learning Scholarships are granted to members age 26 or older who are pursuing an undergraduate degree. We are awarding four this year.

Trade Scholarships

The $2,500 Trade Scholarships are for high school seniors or students through age 25 planning to attend or attending a trade school. The Trade Scholarships honor Tony Celeste, who valued strong work ethics.

Making A Difference Awards

This $1,000 scholarship goes to three teachers and six middle and high school students who embody the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” because they’ve made a significant difference in their community or classroom.

Community Swirls

College Bound Resources

CAP COM offers all members access to our College Bound Program which includes workshops, unique products and services and expert, one-on-one guidance for families navigating this transition.


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Contact Us

Contact us with your questions about the CAP COM Cares Foundation or an upcoming event.

The CAP COM Cares Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Tax ID #54-2071140. Your contribution may be tax deductible. Seek advice from a tax advisor for tax deductibility.